Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 29

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06 October 2014

Q1. “There is a growing concern of Alien Invasive Species in India”. Discuss how it is a threat for ecosystem and mention the steps required to curb this menace.

http://www.fao.org/3/a-ag117e/AG117E15.htm

http://www.cbd.int/invasive/done.shtml

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/invasive-plants-a-threat-to-wildlife/article6432731.ece

 

Q2. “The choice of developing a ‘Blue Water Navy’ for India is more strategic than scientific”. Comment

http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/india-advances-naval-arms-race-china/

http://dailysignal.com/2013/12/10/india-budding-blue-water-navy-capabilities/

http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/talkingturkey/modi-inducts-ins-kolkata-but-blue-water-navy-remains-a-distant-dream/

http://southasia.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2014/08/04/why_india_s_blue_water_ambitions_matter

Q3. Write short notes on

  • Alternative fuel vehicle
  • Maglev Train
  • Solar sail
  • Physical internet
  • Space elevator